EXCITEMENT IS IN THE AIR ~
JESUS IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON
Christmas time is hard for many because of thinking of loved ones not here anymore. I remember being 33 years old and it was the first Christmas my brother (Ronnie) was gone. I sat by the Christmas tree and cried. I went shopping in days to follow for my kids and I picked up an item for my brother. Not realizing in the moment that he lived in Heaven now. It brought tears to my eyes when the moment hit me. It was through moments like this that life changes us.
JOYS OF CHRISTMAS TIME ~
A time to get family and friends together
Jesus had to leave earth for each of us to be forgiven of sins. It must have been hard Mary the mother of Jesus. She had to let him go in order for many others to live. Throughout generations, God is able to handle our now of life. Only God can bring peace in the middle of whatever we face. Our very own determination can change the outcome. We can talk a lot, but our actions are far greater than we might now. During this season, do your best to celebrate life. There are many gone before us and we miss them greatly. Our own example in this life is incredible. Your may never know the depth of your own story in someone's life.
I must admit, Christmas morning I always take time to thank God for the time I had with my brother. I also thank him for taking the cancer away by him going to Heaven. Ronnie is in no more pain and I am one left with no sibling. I miss having a brother on earth and wish I had a sister, but I don't. I have two kids that grew up to be great kid/adults. They have families and they become my family. I love being a Grammie and sharing time. I trying to point out that time is truly the best gift you can give at christmas. Everything else is just an added blessings. Family and friends who gather around a tree or just for hot chocolate. Stories of yesterdays and hopes of todays come out. Not every family is the same, but we learn how to become a better person and not bitter.
Purpose this a good day. My prayers continue for you, your family and friends.